PENALTY OF RS.100 PER DAY FOR DELAY IN ANNUAL FILING
Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has notified the much talked about Amendment, the
Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Second Amendment Rules 2018 on 7th May 2018,which states the penalty per day for delay in annual filing.
Accordingly, in case the due date of filings under Section 92 (Annual Return) or 137(Annual Financial Statement) of the Companies Act, 2013 expires after June 30, 2018. The additional fee @Rs.100 per day shall become payable in respect of MGT-7, AoC-4, AoC-4 XBRL and AoC-4 CFS. In all other cases where the belated annual returns or balance sheet/financial statement which
were due to be filed whether under the Companies Act,1956 (23AC, 23ACA, 23AC XBRL, 23ACA XBRL, 20B, 21A) or the Companies Act, 2013 (MGT-7, AoC-4, AoC-4 XBRL and AoC-4 CFS) additional fee as per the applicable slab for the period of delay up to 30th June 2018 plus @Rs.100 per day w.e.f 1st July 2018 shall become payable.
It is advised to the Stakeholders to take note of the above amendment and plan accordingly.